Senior Specialist Data Platforms– Analytical Platforms and Services - Data Platforms Management
Loblaw Companies Limited
Toronto, CA
8h ago

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The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise products, drugstore and financial products and services.

The company is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering.

Overview :

We are currently seeking an Senior Specialist Data Platforms to support the Analytical Platforms & Services team within Loblaw Technology.

The specialist will act as a data platform expert, to solve complex challenges by providing guidance and designing large scale solutions with the Platform Engineering team.

The will help with the business assessment and advise on Data Strategy to overcome current challenges and / or unlock business opportunities.

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Management of analytics tools and programming languages (R, Python, SAS, Databricks, BigQuery, HDInsights,Teradata, SQL Server)
  • Ability to work with ambiguity, translate high-level direction to specific deliverables and effectively plan self-assigned tasks efficiently in complex work streams.
  • Experience with Hadoop (Hive, Spark)
  • Experience with hybrid cloud environments (On premise, Azure, GCP)
  • Strong Focus on Automation and dev ops integration
  • Strong communication skills
  • Preferred Qualifications and Other Required Attributes

  • Post-Secondary Education, in Engineering, computer science or a technical field
  • Possesses solid understanding on the Enterprise Architecture vision and direction
  • Retail experience is an asset
  • Proven experience in cloud development and operations
  • A very strong analytical and conceptual thinker who is a high performing team member
  • Demonstrated initiative, to work independently in fast-paced energetic environment and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate ideas and results to a non-technical audience
  • Is a conceptual thinker; possesses an ability to convert abstract, complex information into concrete material and ideas that can be easily understood
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